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William Turvill / Press Gazette:
Report: if Canada passes its Online News Act, digital platforms could be forced to pay ~CA$329.2M per year to news publishers, covering ~30% of editorial costs
Katie Robertson / New York Times:
Publications owned by Alden Global Capital plan to stop endorsing US candidates in presidential, senate, and gubernatorial elections in their opinion pages
Todd Spangler / Variety:
Spotify names Nicole Beemsterboer as Gimlet's managing director, after Lydia Polgreen left to join the NYT as a columnist; Liliana Kim will be Parcast MD
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